The Learning and Teaching of Norwegian for Academic Purposes.
The Learning and Teaching of Norwegian for Academic Purposes. This paper intends to describe the context of learning and teaching Norwegian for academic purposes. There are presented the aims and the competences that are targeted by the seminar The didactics of the Norwegian language, which is brought up for discussion in this study. The emphasis is placed on the students’ needs and their learning strategies. A needs analysis has been conducted in order to identify the students’ interests and motivation for attending the seminar. The findings conclude the fact that students are motivated to attend the course and improve their academic skills. Furthermore, they have become autonomous learners and are more aware of their learning strategies.